Aluminium(II) oxide

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Aluminium(II) oxide
CAS number 14457-64-8 N
ChemSpider 125481 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:30128 YesY
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Molecular formula AlO
Molar mass 42.98 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Aluminium(II) oxide or aluminium monoxide is a compound of aluminium and oxygen with the chemical formula AlO. It has been detected in the gas phase after explosion of aluminized grenades in the upper atmosphere123 and in stellar absorption spectra 4

See also


  1. ^ D. C. Tyte (1964). "Red (B2Π–A2σ) Band System of Aluminium Monoxide". Nature 202 (4930): 383. Bibcode:1964Natur.202..383T. doi:10.1038/202383a0. 
  2. ^ D. C. Tyte (1967). "The dissociation energy of aluminium monoxide". Proc. Phys. Soc. 92 (4): 1134. Bibcode:1967PPS....92.1134T. doi:10.1088/0370-1328/92/4/339. 
  3. ^ Johnson E. R. & Low C. H. (1967). "Further spectral observations of grenade glow clouds in the lower thermosphere". Australian Journal of Physics 20: 577. Bibcode:1967AuJPh..20..577J. 
  4. ^ Merrill, P. W., Deutsch, A. J., & Keenan, P. C. (1962). "Absorption Spectra of M-Type Mira Variables". Astrophysical Journal 136: 21. Bibcode:1962ApJ...136...21M. doi:10.1086/147348. 

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